The Hills Are Alive, with the Signs of Plastic

ENVIRONMENT A major new study found microplastics in soil across Switzerland. Scientists say more research is needed as other countries may be worse affected. (The Guardian) Learn a little about land pollution with our reference resource. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas A new survey reported finding microplastics in 90% of the soils sampled in … Continue reading The Hills Are Alive, with the Signs of Plastic

Deforestation in the Amazon is Devastating Fish Stocks

ENVIRONMENT When it comes to deforestation, wood and water are often looked at in isolation. However, there is a significant link between deforestation and reduced fish catches. (Geographical) This current event pairs beautifully with our activity on the effects of deforestation in the Amazon. Use it! Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit. Discussion Ideas New research has … Continue reading Deforestation in the Amazon is Devastating Fish Stocks